Difference between a brochure and magazine

November 12, 2018By Rob CastlesEditorial design

It may initially seem obvious what sets a brochure apart from a magazine, but from a design point of view the line can be very fine. While it’s tricky applying a blanket rule, here we present several key differences and similarities between the design of a brochure and the design of a magazine.   1. Price … Read More


Red Onion has a new office!

November 11, 2018By Rob CastlesJobs and News

We’ve got a new office. We’ve moved out of The Treehouse in Balham. We’re now based at Idea Space London, in a bustling area just 10 minutes walk from Clapham Junction mainline train station. It’s a small and stylish creative hub with bright, airy meeting rooms, and cosy break-out areas with comfortable sofas and chairs. … Read More



Top 5… Graphic Design Trends 2019

October 14, 2018By Rob CastlesTrends

As we approach the tail end of 2018, it’s time to see what trends are coming through in the media and look ahead to 2019. Red Onion presents some of the most noticeable graphic design styles, and our projections for the coming year.  The ideas span Print, TV, Online and Fashion and as designers look to … Read More


Why design companies use fruit and veg names

October 12, 2018By Rob CastlesTrends

Is this really a thing you ask. Well yes, it is. I realised this when a pitch I went to, and unfortunately subsequently lost, ended up being won by a company called…. well let’s just say, they were another dark red vegetable! Then to my dismay, that evening on tv, in the black comedy Inside … Read More